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Official Languages Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.))

Act current to 2022-07-25 and last amended on 2017-09-21. Previous Versions


  • — 2022, c. 10, s. 249

    • 249 Subsection 49(1) of the Official Languages Act is replaced by the following:

      • Appointment
        • 49 (1) The Governor in Council shall, by commission under the Great Seal, appoint a Commissioner of Official Languages for Canada after consultation with the Leader of the Government in the Senate or Government Representative in the Senate, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, the Leader or Facilitator of every other recognized party or parliamentary group in the Senate and the leader of every recognized party in the House of Commons and approval of the appointment by resolution of the Senate and House of Commons.

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